Steelville News

Arson charges filed in Sunday afternoon house fire

A Steelville man has been charged with arson and domestic assault after telling police, “I told her I was going to burn it,” referring to the mobile home he shared with a woman in the trailer park across from Country Mart on Highway 8.

Steelville honors its veterans - UPDATED WITH PHOTO GALLERY

Steelville is a community that makes a special effort to honor the men and women of the community who have served in our nation’s armed forces. For Veterans Day, there were several events held to recognize those who served in those roles, whether in wartime or peacetime, at home or abroad.

Steelville Ambulance District upgrades equipment

Steelville Ambulance has a new stretcher, one that will assist crews in moving larger patients, preventing injuries to workers providing emergency health care to overweight and obese people. The $34,000 purchase was made possible through two grants and a USDA loan. Crews were trained on its usage last week.

Steelville brothers visit war memorials

Honor Flights are an amazing experience for all involved, but the one that included three Steelville brothers was especially moving. The Earney brothers had served in three different wars – Robert Earney in World War II, Lloyd Earney in Korea, and Treff Earney in Vietnam.